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1980 ROCK Top 100 Songs Of The Year

Top 100 rock songs of 1980, based on our weekly rock chart archive -- the longest running weekly rock charts anywhere.

songs 1 to 25songs 26 to 50songs 51 to 75songs 76 to 100

Rock Top 100 in popularity order


red # = rock chartblue # = pop chart

  1 Another Brick In The Wall, Part 2 1 1   Dec 1979  
  Pink Floyd  
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  2 (Just Like) Starting Over 1 1   Nov 1980  
  John Lennon  
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  3 Hit Me With Your Best Shot 1 4   Sep 1980  
  Pat Benatar  
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  4 Emotional Rescue 1 1   Jul 1980  
  The Rolling Stones  
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  5 Hungry Heart 1 1   Nov 1980  
  Bruce Springsteen  
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  6 She's So Cold 1 20   Oct 1980  
  The Rolling Stones  
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  7 It's Still Rock And Roll To Me 1 1   May 1980  
  Billy Joel  
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  8 Back In Black 1     Sep 1980  
  AC/DC  
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  9 Let My Love Open The Door 1 4   Jun 1980  
  Pete Townshend  
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  10 You May Be Right 1 1   Mar 1980  
  Billy Joel  
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  11 Turn It On Again 1     Jul 1980  
  Genesis  
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  12 Another One Bites The Dust 1 1   Aug 1980  
  Queen  
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  13 And The Cradle Will Rock... 1     May 1980  
  Van Halen  
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  14 Boulevard 2 8   Jul 1980  
  Jackson Browne  
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  15 Love Stinks 1     Apr 1980  
  The J. Geils Band  
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  16 Her Strut 2     Mar 1980  
  Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band  
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  17 You Shook Me All Night Long 1     Aug 1980  
  AC/DC  
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  18 Against The Wind 1 2   May 1980  
  Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band  
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  19 De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da 2 8   Oct 1980  
  The Police  
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  20 Refugee 1 7   Jan 1980  
  Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers  
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  21 Walking On The Moon 1     Jan 1980  
  The Police  
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  22 Rough Boys 1     Jun 1980  
  Pete Townshend  
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  23 Misunderstanding 1 3   Jun 1980  
  Genesis  
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  24 Don't Ask Me Why 2 7   Aug 1980  
  Billy Joel  
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  25 Hey Nineteen 1 3   Dec 1980  
  Steely Dan  
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number one pop songs on any date, birthday, wedding, graduation, etc

1980 One Hit Wonders

list of one-time top 20 makers and others with one well-known song

Top 100 Rock Songs By Year

1980 1981 1982 1983 1984
1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014

Welcome to the chart archive

From the longest-running weekly rock chart anywhere, find the top rock songs for 1980 or find another year from 1980 to date. Complete week-by-week rock chart archives are onine for the entire period. Click the red rock chart peak to find the chart where the song peaked.